On Tuesday, July 31, St. John Fisher College and the Buffalo Bills hosted “Discover at Fisher” day for 30 local high school students from the East Rochester School District and the Safe to be Smart Program of the Rochester Public Library, which provides programming opportunities for children and adolescents at six branches of the library.
On Sunday, July 8, twenty incoming freshmen from all across New York State came to campus to begin the four-week HEOP (Higher Education Opportunity Program) Summer Institute.
Jill Lavigne, Ph.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, has been invited to serve as a reviewer for the federally funded Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). PCORI is authorized by Congress to conduct research to provide information about the best available evidence to help patients and their health care providers make more informed decisions.
The Wegmans School of Pharmacy and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education are collaborating to offer a Pharmacy Teaching Certificate Program. Dr. Jeff Liles of the School of Education, along with Drs. Asim Abu-Baker, Lisa Avery, and Kate Juba of the School of Pharmacy have teamed up to develop a program designed to train pharmacists as educators using a “theory to practice” approach, where pharmacists are submerged in learning theory while learning to apply it to clinical practice.
An unusually broad collaboration of health professionals from the greater Rochester area has been selected by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to help lead the nation’s assault on pain.
The effort is led by physicians and scientists at the University of Rochester Medical Center and includes nurses, pharmacists, chiropractors, acupuncturists and others from St. John Fisher College in Pittsford and from the New York Chiropractic College based in Seneca Falls. It’s one of a handful of times that these institutions have come together to pool their considerable expertise to attract federal funds to tackle a worldwide problem.
During the Wegmans School of Pharmacy hooding ceremony on May 4, faculty honored graduating students with a number of prestigious awards.
The Rho Chi Society, the Wegmans School of Pharmacy’s Honor Society, held its first Annual Student Scholarship Poster Symposium on April 24.
On Tuesday, April 24, over 100 staff members from the St. John Fisher College community attended the Staff Appreciation Ceremony, to honor four staff members for exemplary performance.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a group of St. John Fisher College faculty with a grant in the amount of $111,881.00 to support a collaborative project.
Dr. Jill Lavigne, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administration in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, and student Colleen Schwartzmeyer had their original research paper selected for the International Forum for Healthcare Improvement: Solutions for Tough Times Forum, which took place in Paris, France, on April 17.